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Marian Elva Weyhrauch Bleess
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1908
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1985
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA


1910: Blue Earth, MN (Age 2)
1920: Verona Twp., MN (Age 11)
1930: Freedom Twp., MN (Age 22)
1940: Jo Daviess Twp., MN (Age 32)


Services for Marian E. Bleess, 77, rural Minnesota Lake, were held Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Waldorf. The Rev. Elmer Kellen officiated and burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visitation was Sunday at the Heitner Funeral Home, Wells.
Mrs. Bleess died Friday, Aug. 2, 1985, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital, Mankato.
She was born in Faribault County, Feb. 21, 1908, to Frank and Louise (Drehmel) Weyhrauch.
She married Louis Bleess at S.S. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Blue Earth, Feb. 12, 1931. They farmed near Blue Earth until 1944, when they moved to a farm in Freedom Township, Waseca County, near Waldorf.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and was past president of the church's Council of Catholic Women. She was also a member of the Up and Coming Extension Club.
Mrs. Bleess is survived by six sons, Robert of Mapleton, Duane, Kevin and Dennis, Mankato, Bernard of Lincoln, IL, and Stephen, St. Paul; four daughters, Barbara Vogelsang and Margaret Bleess, Mankato, Frances Waknitz, Maquoketa, IA, and Alice (Mrs. Melvin) Sicheneder, Delavan; four brothers, Harlan and Gordon Weyhrauch, Mapleton, Lloyd of Waseca and Ward of Minnesota Lake; two sisters, Alice (Mrs. Leslie) Ward, Mapleton, and Lois Detjen, Waseca; 23 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1961 and a grandchild in 1978.

Post Ambassador Update: 08/08/1985: 3
Family links: 
  Frank Daniel Weyhrauch (1883 - 1944)
  Louise Julia Drehmel Weyhrauch (1885 - 1934)
  Marian Elva Weyhrauch Bleess (1908 - 1985)
  Frances Louise Weyhrauch (1909 - 1917)*
  Alice Cora Weyhrauch Ward (1912 - 2006)*
  Lloyd F Weyhrauch (1914 - 1994)*
  Harlan William Weyhrauch (1915 - 1990)*
  Lois Esther Weyhrauch Detjen (1918 - 2010)*
  Gordon Lowell Weyhrauch (1926 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
Blue Earth
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: JRG
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
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Marian Elva <i>Weyhrauch</i> Bleess
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